More Details on the Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft & Wizardry from “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”!
Pottermore released more details on the North American wizarding school that’s featured in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!
It’s been officially announced that the four houses for the school are: Horned Serpent, Pukwudgie, Thunderbird and Wampus!
The houses were named after four magical creatures, that Pottermore describes below:
• Horned Serpent – a ‘great horned river serpent with a jewel set into its forehead’
• Pukwudgie – ‘a short, grey-faced, large-eared creature’
• Thunderbird – a creature that ‘can create storms as it flies’
• Wampus – ‘a magical, panther-like creature that is fast, strong and almost impossible to kill’
You can read Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where J.K. Rowling explains a little more of the history of magic in the United States and how the school came to be.